The Nintendo 64 released in 1997 in Europe and by 2009 had sold almost 34 million units worldwide. It was considered revolutionary at the time for launching with a game featuring a fully realized 3d world and one very iconic plumber! The push for 3d pulled the games industry forward and on a personal note, … Continue reading Super 64 – Dust off your Nintendo 64
Released back in 2012, the Wii U flopped harder than a drunk Dad jumping into a swimming pool on holidays! It's marketing was confusing and most consumers (myself included) weren't sure if it was an add on for the Wii or just a slightly beefed up version. Selling just over 13 million consoles compared to … Continue reading Wii U – An Essential Purchase in 2020
So it has come to light in the last week that 'VideoGames Deluxe' are developing a 'AAA' game for none other than Rockstar! The Sydney based studio have had a long partnership with Rockstar and have worked on ports of LA Noire for current gen consoles and also the VR game LA Noire : The … Continue reading RockStar VR – Triple A Game
The CEO of Sony, Jim Ryan has confirmed an upcoming showcase for the Playstation 5 entitled 'The Future of Gaming'. The event will be held on June 4 and will run for over an hour. Not much else has been said except that it will focus on playable games available on PS5 on launch day. … Continue reading The Future of Gaming (June 4th) – Crazy Predictions
Vr lately has almost always been labelled as a niche market for enthusiasts and early adopters. But with the launch of Oculus Quest it seems the industry is trying to change that. Are we looking at a successful VR product that has appeal to a mass market? Let's find out! No Barriers The biggest … Continue reading Oculus Quest – VR for Everyone!
Okay so this may come across as negative and a little cynical but I feel that Sony deciding to bow out of this year's E3 was a smart progressive decision. Below I will list the reasons why: Dated Format For years E3 has struggled to keep up with media consumption. The old tact of … Continue reading Sony Win E3 2019 – By not showing up!
Okay so I'm not very good at this. Last year I made predictions and I think only one of them came true but I'll keep trying. You can see last year's in the link below if you like : https://geekgasm.org/2018/06/06/e3-2018-pauls-crazy-predictions/ Not to be deterred I'm hoping to get a few more right this time around. … Continue reading E3 2019 – Paul’s Crazy Predictions
I was lucky enough to get my new Rift delivered a week ago. Since then I've sunk a bit of time experimenting with it and here are my conclusions so far Initial Setup Gripes I think I was very unlucky here and really I can't fault the Rift itself. There are only two cables … Continue reading Oculus Rift S – Hands on Review
Zero Latency is a relatively new arrival here in Ireland who offer different VR packages for customers to enjoy. Located in the Industrial park in Sandyford, Zero Latency offers an impressive VR service and guarantees fun for all! Myself and a group of friends booked in for the Zombie package known as 'Outbreak Origins' which … Continue reading Zero Latency – Full VR Immersion
So it seems clear lately that the major players in gaming are pushing for cloud streaming as a viable future and a natural evolution of the medium. Film & Tv have gone the way of streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon & Hulu so it makes sense that gaming should embrace a similar path. The … Continue reading Future Cloud Gaming – Google Stadia in Depth